Rethinking How to Use the Minibar for Total Revenues
Adam and Larry Mogelonsky | December 21, 2022
By Larry and Adam Mogelonsky The minibar is not a guestroom amenity set in stone. In fact, there are ways to use it either to boost total revenues per guest or to help craft an even better hotel experience. First consider minibar technology. You can buy configurations that automatically debit the guest when an item is removed. This saves labor as it eliminates the need for physical review, automatically orders replacement product and syncs with accounting for guest billing. You can even hire out your minibars to third party services that will manage the entire process on your behalf. Thinking broader, the minibar remains a thorn in m...
Are You Looking for The Next Generation Minibar Program With Guaranteed Guest Satisfaction?
Minibar Systems | November 5, 2021
Introducing the newly designed SmartCube Dual Wi-Fi – A fully automated minibar and fridge system for your guests Rockville, MD - Minibar Systems is proud to present the newly designed SmartCube Dual minibar and fridge model which builds on the long-term success of our SmartCube product lineup. SmartCube has a modern, minimalist design and is the world’s most technologically advanced minibar featuring the first completely plug-and-play modular system and easy-to-use attendant refill tablets. It features a fully automated minibar and a personal use refrigerator for your guests, eliminating guests from storing personal items alongside re...
Bartech Addresses the Post-COVID Hotel Environment With Launch of Minibar+ for Remote Operation and Control
Bartech | June 2, 2020
New application seamlessly upgrades Bartech manual minibars with semi-automatic functionality, adding centralized operation, cost control and enhanced safety LAS VEGAS — JUNE 2, 2020 — Bartech, a Las Vegas-based provider of automatic, profit-generating minibar solutions for the global hospitality industry, has unveiled Minibar+, an innovative solution that enhances Bartech’s manual minibars with semi-automatic functionality. Simple to set up and implement, Minibar+ is a “plug and play” solution that is available as a downloadable application, easily adding semi-automatic functionality to Bartech’s manual units to give hotel ope...
Bartech Demonstrates Advances in Hotel Minibar Revenue-Enhancing Technology at HITEC 2018
Bartech | June 13, 2018
Hospitality's leader in minibar design to showcase C32, eTray and DD46 solutions, alongside company product line recognized for efficiency and style. Houston — June 13, 2018 — Bartech, a world leader in profit-generating automatic minibar solutions for the hospitality industry, is set to exhibit the latest developments in minibar technology and design at HITEC 2018, taking place June 18 - 21, at the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston, Texas. Located at booth #1420, Bartech will demonstrate how solutions such as the C32, eTray and DD46 can simultaneously maximize in-room revenues by appealing to guest impulse buying...
Bartech Launches New Corporate Website to Showcase Latest Advances in Hotel Minibar Automation and Customization
Bartech | November 13, 2017
Updated online portal offers visually compelling, intuitive experience to educate visitors on the benefits of advanced minibar technology Las Vegas — November 13, 2017 — Bartech, a world leader in profit-generating automatic minibar solutions for the hospitality industry, has launched a fully redesigned website aimed at educating visitors on the potential of the latest in automated minibar technology to enhance hotel revenues, guest satisfaction and guestroom design, while reducing expenses. The new website also offers user-friendly navigation, a visually appealing design and detail-rich infographics that demonstrate how au...
Bartech to Showcase Cutting Edge Hotel Minibar Design and Technology at HITEC 2017
Bartech | June 22, 2017
Global leader and pioneer in minibar design to demonstrate its Neotray and DD46 solutions, among product portfolio recognized for efficiency and revenue enhancement. Toronto — June 22, 2017 — Bartech, a world leader in profit-generating automatic minibar solutions for the hospitality industry, is set to present hoteliers with the latest advances in minibar ingenuity and design at HITEC 2017. Taking place June 26 - 29, at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre in Toronto, Canada, attendees at this year's HITEC will have the opportunity to learn about Bartech's industry renowned DD46 (double door) minibar and Neotray in-room vend...
Minibars – Why Hotels Love to Hate The “Darn Things”. Can They Love Them Again?
Minibar Systems | June 13, 2017
Hotel magazines are littered with articles on why hotels are removing the "darn things" but refuse to discuss the fact that minibars still command a 30% guest utilization rate. Ah, the proverbial minibar, unwanted by so many hotels today. But why? Hotel magazines are littered with articles on why hotels are removing the "darn things" but refuse to discuss the fact that minibars still command a 30% guest utilization rate when offered. How can this be? Unwanted by guests (as the industry experts claim) yet 30% of guests use them? These opposing facts don't make sense. What's not being said here? The answer is IMPULSE. The indisputable dri...
Wireless SmartTrays Drive Guestroom Impulse Sales to All Time High
Minibar Systems Worldwide | June 9, 2017
Minibar Systems, one of the world's leading hospitality supply companies is pleased to announce new wireless automatic SmartTrays to drive guestroom revenue. Statistics prove that guestroom snacks can increase revenues and profits up to 40% with attractively displayed snacks which are driven by guests' impulse sales. The beautiful presentation of quality snacks is hard to resist by guests and hotels can realize up to $2.00 revenue per room. SmartTrays are available in several sizes including 2, 4, 8, and 12 sensors as well as custom sizes with unlimited sensor capacity. The wireless SmartTray can be placed anywhere in the guest room for...
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